Latest Osage County, Oklahoma Stories
By ANDREA EGER Related story: Bonus? School board members say the troubled school will undergo more planning and oversight.
By PJ LASSEK Property taxes will cover the $7.1 million to settle a Great Plains suit. The City Council voted 5-2 Thursday to have property taxpayers pay the Bank of Oklahoma $7.1 million to settle a lawsuit connected to a loan default by the defunct Great Plains Airline.
By D.R. Stewart, Tulsa World, Okla. Jul. 1--On Thursday, Jones Riverside Airport, the 700-acre general aviation airport just north of Jenks, will be 50 years old. To celebrate the occasion, Jones tenants, commercial operators and pilots will have an Open House for the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
By P.J. Lassek, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 27--The City Council voted 5-2 Thursday to have property taxpayers pay the Bank of Oklahoma $7.1 million to settle a lawsuit connected to a loan default by the defunct Great Plains Airline.
By John David Sutter, The Oklahoman Jun. 27--An emergency cleanup continues in Osage County after more than 10,000 gallons of oil spilled into a tributary of Skiatook Lake earlier this month.
By ANDREA EGER The school can seek Langston University as a sponsor. Tulsa Public Schools has agreed to an early end to its contract sponsorship of the Deborah Brown Community School, one of the city's first charter schools.
By ANDREA EGER Read the report summary about failings at the school. The school board's attorney found "a completely inadequate response" to problems at the school.
By Lee Logan, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 21--The youngest pilot to circle the globe plus two top Mitsubishi Corp. executives were in Tulsa on Friday to speak to kids about aviation careers and to tour an airplane repair facility.
By Robert Evatt, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 20--1. Earnings have been strong at Xeta Technologies Inc. recently. To what do you attribute the success? Our fiscal second-quarter earnings were about $371,000, which is 25 percent higher than last year.
By Carla Hinton, The Oklahoman Jun. 19--PAWHUSKA -- A sunset ceremony and dinner will honor an American Indian church site Friday as Oklahoma Indians participate in the National Days of Prayer to Protect Native American Sacred Places.
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